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It comes as little surprise that Michael D Higgins has declared his intention to contest the presidency of Ireland for a second term - some 52 years since the incumbent Eamon de Valera won a second term before leaving leaving office at 90 years of age.
The late Sean Calleary, who passed away at the weekend aged 86, left behind an immense legacy, says Connacht Rugby CEO Willie Ruane.
Taxation, unnecessary regulations, rent control and complexity of legislation are the real reasons for the current decline in the supply of rental accommodation, according to Stephen Faughnan of the Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA).
''I'm James Anthony Kelly, a man of the roads. I grew up in North Kerry but I've been coming to Galway for the past 30 years, I went to university here, Michael D thought me before he became a politician, we are going back a bit now! I travel around the country playing festivals, writing poetry and I'm involved in Irish traditional music, oh I also have a lady friend who lives here so that's a draw too. I am putting the finishing touches on a play and I have been selling my novels for the past 25 years. Galway is great, its' one of the best spots in Ireland really, a fantastic place if you are involved in the arts or if you are a writer. There is a buzz about the city. I can't get enough of it!''
A national register of individuals with a history of making insurance claims should be established to weed out “scam artists” and to help combat rising insurance costs.
Former Galway poilitician Lorraine Higgins has said that the upsetting experience of receiving death threats and online abuse was a line that should never be crossed, and she hopes it would not deter other females from entering politics.
There is a lot to be said about being able to work in your own place, among your own people. It’s very parochial and comforting to be walking the paths of your childhood, waving good mornings to people you grew up with. There is a familial concept to it that forms your every decision for the day.
Imagine if we had never been taught the concept of lying.
THE BABORÓ International Arts Festival for Children gets underway in less than two weeks’ time and one of the must-see shows is The Peter Pan Experience by acclaimed Dutch company Het Laagland.